international development

Scientists are crafting radical new approaches that may one day rejuvenate the world’s water-starved regions.  The clusters of farms and wineries in the Arava are a testament to Israel’s acumen in water technology.

The investment outlook in the UAE appears to be very promising as the emirate offers excellent infrastructure, political and economic stability, a tax free environment and an ideal geographical location, according to top official of Shurooq.

Diaspora populations have long sent money back to their countries of origin in the form of remittances. Now, a new initiative led by the U.S. Agency for International Development and the Calvert Foundation seeks to tap that capital and put it to work more strategically.

The President's 2016 Budget is designed to bring middle class economics into the 21st century. This Budget shows what we can do if we invest in America's future and commit to an economy that rewards hard work, generates rising incomes, and allows everyone to share in the prosperity of a growing America. It lays out a strategy to strengthen our middle class and help America's hard-working families get ahead in a time of relentless economic and technological change.

More foreign direct investment flowed into China than the US in 2014, bumping the US off the top spot for investment in the world, a position it has held since 2003.

Israel may be facing increasing isolation, yet all the world seems to want to buy or invest in an Israel tech company – Microsoft, Dropbox, the Russians, the Chinese.

The UK and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding to help boost business opportunities and create jobs for thousands of women across the Middle East and North Africa.

The U.S. government plans to donate $1 billion over the next four years to GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, to fund immunizations for millions of children in developing countries.